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Enjoy a festival, join a fun run, tour an interpretive site, or just make your own celebration with a family picnic or camping trip. Choose from dozens of activities and events throughout the year. You can submit your state park event via email to get it placed on the calendar. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks and state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit the Discover Pass website.

Fields Spring State Park

  1. Fields Spring - Nationally recognized STEM educator Jeff Karlin will be your guide to the science and history of the Perseid meteor shower

    August 12, 2019, All Day @ Wohelo Environmental Learning Center

    For centuries, the Perseid meteor shower has inspired summer star-gazers with its beauty and mystery. This year, experience this event in the dark skies over Fields Spring State Park! Nationally recognized STEM educator Jeff Karlin will be your guide to the science and history of the Perseid meteor shower, offering a presentation in the Wohelo Lodge while darkness falls outside. Karlin will be available for questions outside the lodge as meteors streak through the sky. Visit the park for the evening or reserve a campsite for an overnight getaway. Parking is available near the campground, and a Discover Pass is required for guests not staying overnight.

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Fort Worden State Park

  1. "Please Be Seated" Chair Making

    August 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - August 23, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Students will design and produce seating from their own inspiration. Possible projects range from a small stool or bench to developing a chair prototype while learning about the joy and complexities of seating design. We will review the attributes of wood and how its properties relate to chair structure and fabrication. Discussions will include techniques of joinery, ergonometrics of seating, as well as the sculptural considerations of designing furniture viewed completely “in the round.”

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  2. Hand Tool Heaven: Working with Saws & Planes

    August 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - August 16, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Over the course of the week, you will make a selection of layout tools and workbench accessories that are essential to hand tool woodworking. With each project you will learn to choose the appropriate tools for the task at hand, set the tools up properly and practice the skills you’ll need to work as efficiently as possible.

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